Ministry Of Coal Permits Sasan Power To Produce Additional Coal From Moher & Moher Almohri Extn Mines

Ministry Of Coal Permits Sasan Power To Produce Additional Coal From Moher & Moher Almohri Extn Mines

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Anil Ambani’s Sasan Power Limited (SPL), a wholly owned subsidiary of Reliance Power that operates the 3,960 mega watt Ultra Mega Power Project in Madhya Pradesh has been granted permission by the Ministry of Coal to produce upto 17.20 million tonnes per annum of coal during current financial year 2015-16 from its Moher & Moher Amlohri extension coal mines.

Moher & Moher Amlohri Extension coal mines, the largest captive coal mine in the country in terms of volume handled.

A SPL statement said the coal ministry on March 15, 2016 has permitted SPL to increase the coal production upto 17.20 mtpa during 2015-16.

“This will enable SPL to sustain its power plant operations, which are currently at about 100% Plant Load Factor, creating a new benchmark in its very first year of full scale operations, in the Indian Power Sector.”

The move will also facilitate Sasan UMPP to generate additionally 2200 million units of electricity, which will benefit 42 crore population amongst 7 procurer States.

BOX: Some Important Pointers on Sasan UMPP

·         Based On High Operational Performance Of Sasan Umpp, Ministry Of Coal Has Permitted Enhancement Of Ceiling On Coal Production 16 Mtpa To 17.20 Mtpa During Fy 2015-16
·         Permission Enables Sasan Umpp Sustain Its Current Operations At 100% PLF
·         Seven Procurer States Of MP, UP, Rajasthan, Haryana, Punjab, Delhi and Uttarakhand To Continue To Benefit From Ultra Competitive Power Supplied By Sasan Umpp
·         Sasan 4000 UMPP Is The World’s Largest Integrated Power Plant And Coal Mine Project
·         Power Plant And Coal Mine Performance Best Among Peers
·         Highest Coal Production Amongst The Private Sector Players, Exceeding 16 Mtpa For Fy 2015-16
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It may also be noted here that the Moher & Moher Amlohri Extension coal mines has achieved highest coal production of 16 mtpa and is set to create a new benchmark of coal production amongst the private sector players.

Reliance Power Limited, a part of the Reliance Group, is India’s leading private sector power generation and coal resources company.

The company has the largest portfolio of power projects in the private sector, based on coal, gas, hydro and renewable energy, with an operating capacity of 5,945 megawatts.